This year I have had such a beautiful and vide variety of colourful self seeded Papaver or Poppy’s that I thought I would give them the coverage they deserved.
Definition of Poppy from the Oxford english dictionary:
a herbaceous plant with showy flowers, milky sap, and rounded seed capsules. Many poppies contain alkaloids and are a source of drugs such as morphine and codeine
Papaver and other genera, family Papaveraceae (the poppy family): many species, including the wild red-flowered corn poppy (P. rhoeas). The poppy family also includes the corydalis, greater celandine, and bloodroot
Old English popig, papæg, from a medieval Latin alteration of Latin papaver